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Women’s Club of Albany Tours The Myers Residence

The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence 194 Livingston Avenue, Albany

Members of The Women's Club of Albany will visit The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence on Saturday, April 10 for a tour experience that will complement the virtual Women of…

LibertyCon 2021 — Staten Island’s Freedom Struggles and the Underground Railroad

Online 523 1/2 South Pearl Street, Albany

Staten Island, one of New York City’s five boroughs, has a rich history that includes free and freedom seeker African Americans. In her research, Ms. Paige has uncovered significant documentation that has brought this history to light. Weaving historical information with stories collected from first person accounts told by people who came to Staten Island…

$10

People of Courage, People of Hope, Seekers of Justice

Virtual via Zoom

A Zoom Meeting Livestreamed on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/historiccherryhill Paul and Mary Liz Stewart of the Underground Railroad Education Center will discuss the myths versus the truth of the Underground Railroad…

Free People of Color: a Three-Part Presentation Uncovering Different Experiences Within the African American Community of 19th-Century Albany – Albany History Fair by Historic Cherry Hill

Online 523 1/2 South Pearl Street, Albany

A Zoom Meeting Livestreamed on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/historiccherryhill Moderated by Dr. Kori Graves, Associate Professor of History at the University at Albany, this three-part presentation will shed light on the varying…

The UGRR in Dutchess County

Mid-Hudson Antislavery History Project P.O. Box 3647, Arlington

In the middle decades of the 18th Century, the Oblong Meeting at Pawling - along with other Quaker communities - were spreading across eastern Dutchess County and points beyond. The…

Work Party – fun in the sun!

The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence 194 Livingston Avenue, Albany

Put on the garden gloves, pick up the rake, and off you go! Would you prefer to work with clippers or a shovel? How about a lawn mower or pitch…

Annette Gordon-Reed Honored by Archives Partnership Trust

Cultural Education Center 222 Madison Avenue, Albany

The Empire State Archives and History Award acknowledges the outstanding contributions by a national figure to advance the understanding and uses of history in society. Honoree Annette Gordon-Reed is the…

Spaces of Danger: Navigating Freedom in the Mid-Hudson Valley

Underground Railroad Consortium of NYS 194 Livingsston Avenue, Albany

Across the vast expanse of the Atlantic Ocean and North America, enslaved Africans lived their lives under constant threat to themselves and their families. Even for free men and women,…

New York and the Illegal Slave Trade During the Civil War Era

Hudson River Maritime Museum 50 Rondout Landing, Kingston

New York was the last slaving port in the Americas. Long after Congress banned the trade, hundreds of ships were leaving the wharfs of Manhattan bound for the African coast.…